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Hybrid Conference: 2 - 3 November 2020 | Virtual Workshops: 4 November 2020|Attend at Address Dubai Marina or Join Online

BUILDING RESILIENT EDUCATION BUSINESSES

Facilitating business opportunities between investors, education-related business owners and regulators across the Middle East, Africa & Emerging Markets.

Connect with the private education business community

Education Investment MENA 2020 has evolved into a hybrid event. The interactive conference will connect the global community involved in the MENA private education sector through a series of face-to-face as well as online keynotes, presentations and case studies. Attracting over 200 senior participants, it is the only event that brings together Regulators, Investors, Private Education Group Owners and Edupreneurs to explore new business ventures, assess the viability of growth strategies and improve the value of investments in education across emerging markets.

Focusing on the entire education spectrum from schools to tech, direct delivery to support solutions, Early Years through to Vocational Education and everything in between. Each year, dozens of partnerships and deals are instigated at the event, uniting both international and domestic capital with innovative business providers. It is the essential platform for anyone involved in the education business in the region.

WHAT IS A HYBRID EVENT?

A hybrid event is an event that is attended in-person at a physical venue and also by a live and interactive audience online. Our hybrid event solution means you can join us in-person in Dubai, or virtually from anywhere in the world.


Education Investment MENA Redefined
Education Investment MENA Redefined

Education Investment MENA will connect attendees both in-person and virtually - expanding the community and increasing the number of people for you to connect with.

Attendees have the option to book their ticket and attend the on-site conference or they can simply book their pass and log in to our virtual platform.

The Best of Both Worlds
The Best of Both Worlds

Live in-person content and on-demand online viewing. The majority of sessions will be recorded, so attendees can revisit sessions they missed during the live event and catch-up on essential learning at a time that suits them.

Both virtual-only and physical pass holders will access a single, combined participant list making it simple to network and arrange meetings, whether they are in Dubai or at their desk remotely.

Two ways to participate
Two ways to participate

You can register to participate and choose to:

  • Attend the physical event PLUS enjoy the benefits of the virtual event too.
  • Select virtual-only participation when registering to access content online and network virtually with participants and experts without leaving your home or office.

THE NUMBERS THAT MATTER

200+
Attendees
80%
Investors & Operators
2
Insight-packed Days

THE LEADING INVESTMENT EVENT FOCUSED ON THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION IN MENA


Learn from the best
Learn from the best

We bring together the individuals and businesses who not only know, but also shape the private education investment markets in MENA.

Develop new networks
Develop new networks

We host the entire market in one place - including analysts, LPs, GPs, VCs, direct and online education delivery providers, edupreneurs, financiers, Ministries and regulators.

Chase alternative returns
Chase alternative returns

Our sessions this year focus on alternative segments – including SEN, Online Education, EdTech, Low Fee Offerings, Student Accommodation and more.


Explore Opportunities in East Asia
Explore Opportunities in East Asia

Join our interview sessions and hear the opportunities present in K-12, directly from founders of rapidly growing schools groups in East Asia.

Meet the Ministries
Meet the Ministries

Get insight from representatives of Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia to explore business opportunities

Take the conversation beyond the conference
Take the conversation beyond the conference

Join our infamous EdInvest Cocktail Party, Hosted Networking, Interactive Sessions and Debates that enable you to engage with your peers away from the busy conference floor.

WHO YOU WILL MEET

Education Investment MENA truly unites the region's entire private education industry.


Ministries
Ministries

Education, Labour, Skills, Central Government, Local Authorities

Investors
Investors

Private Equity, Venture Capital, Impact Investors, Family Businesses, Investment Authorities

Private Educators
Private Educators

Kindergarten, K-12, Higher Education, Vocational, Technical Training


Financiers
Financiers

Development Banks, Retail Banks, Investment Banks

EdTech Companies
EdTech Companies

Start Ups, Manufacturers, Software Providers, Edupreneurs

Professional Service Providers
Professional Service Providers

Legal, Financial, Staff Development, Management

SEE WHAT'S IN STORE


Get a glimpse at the insightful conferences, seminars and countless networking opportunities as they unfolded at EdEx MENA. 

Watch our video to get a taste of what captivated our audience last year and what you can expect this year.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & RESOURCE LIBRARY

Access informative education investment content including white papers, infographics, articles and more.